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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎2711] (1228/1262)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (1165 pages). It was created in 1915. It was written in English and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity. .


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London, 1773
A voyage from England to India in
the year 17^4, also a journey from
Persia to England.
206. Jackson (J.)
London, 1799 .
Journey from India towards England
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207. Jacob (General) .
Views and opinions.
208. Jayakar (Surgeon-
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J, R. A. S., 1889
The 'Omani Dialect of Arabic.
209. Johnson (Lieu
J omard (M.)
London, 1818
A journey from India to England.
• •• • • •
See Mengin,
210. Jones (Comman
der F.).
Tr. Bo, G. S, IX,
May 1849—
Aug. 1850.
Preliminary remarks on the Nahrwan
Canal, with a glance at the past
history of its province.
211. Ditto .
Tr. Bo. G. S. X,
1850—J u n e
Researches in the Vicinity of the
Median Wall of Xenophon and along
the old course of the River Tigris.
212. Ditto .
Tr. Bo. G. S. XII,
December 1854
—March 1856.
Brief Observations forming an
Appendix to the Map of Baghdad.
213. Jones (William)
London, 1773 .
The History of the Life of Nadir
214. Jonquiere (le vi-
comte A. de la).
Paris, 1897
Histoire de 1'Empire Ottoman.
215. Justi
Grundriss der
Iranischen Phi-
lologie, II.
Herrschaft der Sasaniden.
216. Kaempfer
History of Japan.
217. Kaye (J. W.) .
London, 1856
The Life and Correspondence of
Major-General Sir John Malcolm
(2 volumes).
218. Ditto .
London, 1878 .
History of the War in Afghanistan
(3 volumes).
219. Kempthorne (Li
eutenant G, B.)
J. R. G, S. V,
. 1835,
Notes made on survey along the
Eastern shores of the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. .
220. Ditto (Captain
G. B.).
Tr. Bo, G, S.
XIII, March
A Narrative of visit to the Ruins of
Tahrie, the supposed site of the
ancient city of Siraff; also an
Account of the Ancient Commerce
of the Gulf of Persia, etc.
221, Keppel (Captain
the Hon'ble G.)
London, 1827 .
Personal Narrative of a journey from
India to England (2nd edition)
(2 volumes).

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This volume is Volume I, Part II (Historical) of the Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , ’Omān and Central Arabia (Government of India: 1915), compiled by John Gordon Lorimer and completed for press by Captain L Birdwood.

Part II contains an 'Introduction' (pages i-iii) written by Birdwood in Simla, dated 10 October 1914, 'Table of Chapters, Annexures, Appendices and Genealogical Tables' (pags v-viii), and 'Detailed Table of Contents' (ix-cxxx). These are also found in Volume I, Part IA of the Gazetteer (IOR/L/PS/20/C91/1).

Part II consists of three chapters:

  • 'Chapter X. History of ’Arabistān' (pages 1625-1775);
  • 'Chapter XI. History of the Persian Coast and Islands' (pages 1776-2149);
  • 'Chapter XII. History of Persian Makrān' (pages 2150-2203).

The chapters are followed by nineteen appendices:

Extent and format
1 volume (1165 pages)

Volume I, Part II is arranged into chapters that are sub-divided into numbered periods covering, for example, the reign of a ruler or regime of a Viceroy, or are arbitrarily based on outstanding land-marks in the history of the region. Each period has been sub-divided into subject headings, each of which has been lettered. The appendices are sub-divided into lettered subject headings and also contain numbered annexures, as well as charts. Both the chapters and appendices have further subject headings that appear in the right and left margins of the page. Footnotes appear occasionally througout the volume at the bottom of the page which provide further details and references. A 'Detailed Table of Contents' for Part II and the Appendices is on pages cii-cxxx.

Physical characteristics

The foliation sequence is circled in pencil, in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio. It begins on the first folio with text, on number 879, and ends on the last folio with text, on number 1503.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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